Waterbury mayor proposes nearly $200 million property tax hike

Downtown Waterbury (WTNH / Justin Goldstein)

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — The mayor of Waterbury released a $409 million budget proposal on Thursday for the 2017 fiscal year, which according to the Republican American, would require residents to pay $1.99 million more in property taxes.

Mayor Neil O’Leary delivered the proposal to the Board of Aldermen, which is expected to draft a version of the budget by June 1.  O’Leary offered the city’s executive board to the opportunity to review the budget and suggest cuts, the newspaper reports.

Waterbury’s budget can be viewed on the city’s website at www.waterburyct.org/budget.

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